prompt

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /pɹɒmpt/

Adjective[change]

Positive
prompt

Comparative
more prompt

Superlative
most prompt

  1. If something or someone is prompt, then they are very quick.
    He was very prompt at getting a new job.
  2. If someone is prompt, then they do things on time.


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Verb[change]

Plain form
prompt

Third-person singular
prompts

Past tense
prompted

Past participle
prompted

Present participle
prompting

  1. If someone prompts, they lead or help someone to do something.
    I prompted him when he could not answer the question.

Noun[change]

Singular
prompt

Plural
prompts

  1. In the classroom, a prompt is the direction paragraph that tells you what to do. Usually, the prompt is the instructions that lead or help you to write an assignment.
    Reread the writing prompt if you are confused about what to write.


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